Source: Eat at Home
3/4 cup salted butter, room temperature
8 oz. cream cheese, room temperature
2 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups of mashed banana (about 4 medium bananas)
1/2 teaspoons vanilla
3 cups flour
1/2teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 cup powdered sugar
3 Tablespoons orange juice
1 teaspoons orange peel
If you’re lucky enough to have someone this cute and willing, let them mash the bananas in a small bowl till there aren’t any lumps.
In a large bowl, blend together butter and cream cheese. Blend in the sugar till creamy, then the eggs, mashed bananas, and vanilla. In a separate bowl, combine dry ingredients. Add them to the wet ingredients and mix until well combined. Pour into 2 well-greased loaf pans. Bake at 350 degrees for 60-75 minutes. (I cooked mine for 75 minutes – the edges were juuuust about to get too brown so the time made me nervous and I removed them from the oven. The inside was perfect!) Remove loaves from pan onto cookie rack to cool.
For Glaze: Start with less than the 3 Tablespoons of orange juice, stirring it into the powdered sugar until you get a nice consistency (about that of Elmer’s glue). I recommend waiting to make the glaze until just before serving over the bread.